Department of Early Childhood Educare

Department of Early Childhood Educare


The department was founded to respond to the needs of busy working parents for early childhood care and education services in the Taichung and Zhangbin industrial areas. This department aims to train excellent early childhood care and education personnel. In addition, this department provides recurrent education for childhood eduare personnel of the central Taiwan to raise the overall development of early childhood care and education.


This department’s philosophy is to pursue physical, mental, and social beauty and comfort, create self value and create value for others. Concerning Maslow’s hierarchy and the theory of satisfaction, it not only provides students with self satisfaction, it also trains students to become providers of the satisfaction of professional care and education. I

Curriculum Design

Our curriculum emphasizes theories as well as practices of infant/child health care and training. We prepare our students to be excellent teachers in Early Childhood settings. We aim to cultivate professionals in early childhood with abilities in educare curriculum design and implementation. Through our well-designed academic programs, our students are expected to learn effectively and to fully develop their potential. They will become the finest professionals in early childhood industry planning and management.







Early Childhood Educare:
For the B.S. degree in Early Childhood Edu-care, a minimum of 128 credits is required. (This includes 31 credits of General Education courses, 15 credits of supporting courses and 34 credits of the prescribed courses).



GENERAL EDUCATION: 31 credits
Course Title Semester Hour
Chinese / 2 sh
Applied Chinese / 2 sh
English 1-4 / 2 sh
Nature Science / 2sh
Defense Education 1-2 / 2sh
Physical Education1-4 / 2sh
Volunteer Study 1-2 / 2sh
Liberal Arts 1-3 / 2sh
Social Studies1-2 / 2sh
Humanities and Arts / 2sh
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SUPPORTING COURSES: 15 credits
Course Title Semester Hour
An Introduction to Computer Science / 3 sh
Physiology / 2sh
Psychology / 2 sh
Human Development / 2 sh
Computer Animation / 2 sh
Career Planning / 2 sh
Sociology / 2sh
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PRESCRIBED COURSES: 34 credits
Course Title Semester Hour
The Theory of Early Childhood Ed / 2 sh
Children development I / 2sh
Observing and Recording Behavior for Young Children / 2 sh
Child play / 2 sh
Approaches to Early Childhood Education and Care / 2 sh
Child Welfare / 2 sh
Planning Environment for Young Children / 2sh
Classroom Management / 2sh
Design and Practices for Child Activities / 2sh
Educational Research / 2sh
Policies and Regulations for Childcare / 2sh
Instructional Materials and Methods for Young Children / 2sh
Ethics for Childtakers / 2sh
Seminar1-2 / 2sh
Intership1-2

OPTIONAL COURSES: 48 credits
There are 3 optional programs for students, including Children look after Program, Children Healthcare Program, and Skills for Child Caretaker Program. All students should elect at least 2 optional programs before they graduate from this department.

Children look after Program: 24 credits

Course Title Semester Hour
An Introduction to After School Program / 2 sh
Chinese Articulation I / 2sh
Art Education for Young Children / 2 sh
Montessori Education / 2 sh
Children’ Painting books / 2 sh
Forbel Education / 2 sh
Children Behavior and Guidance / 2sh
Parenting Education / 2sh
Preschool Management and Practice / 2sh
Philosophy and Thoughts in Early Childhood Education 2sh
Children’s English / 2sh
Reading and Writing for Children 2sh
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Children Healthcare Program: 24 credits
Course Title Semester Hour
Health Care and Epidemiology of Infant and Child / 2 sh
Performance of Keyboard Instruments I / 2sh
Child Fitness / 2 sh
Advanced Performance of Keyboard Instruments / 2 sh
Perceptual-motor training / 2 sh
Music Teaching for Young Children/ 2 sh
Music and Rhythm for Young Children / 2sh
Children’s Drama / 2sh
Introduction to Sports Injuries / 2sh
Physical Sports and Games for Children / 2sh
Life Education for Children / 2sh
Guidance for Children Fitness / 2sh
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Skills for child caretaker Program: 24 credits
Course Title Semester Hour
An introduction to Child Care Service / 2 sh
Marriage and Family / 2sh
Pediatric Health and Epidemiology / 2 sh
An Introduction of Special Education / 2 sh
Genetic Health / 2 sh
Safety and Rescue for Young Children / 2 sh
Skills and Practices for Child caretaking / 2sh
Story-Telling Skills / 2sh
Instructional Material Design / 2sh
Health Care for Young Children / 2sh
Culture and Community Life for Children / 2sh
Baby Massage / 2sh

Faculty
There are 9 full-time faculty members in the department; 7 of them have doctoral degree, accounting for 77.8%. Every faculty member has his/her own specialized field relating to Education and Nursing. They have been participating in research and evaluation of the profession of early childhood education.
















 Laboratory: A203-5
TEL: +886-4-
8359000 ext:3511
FAX: +886-4-8377188
E-mail: yingchung @dragon.ccut.edu.tw



Y. C. Lee
Assistant Professor, Chairperson

Education
Ph.D., National YangMing University
Experience
.Rende Lecturer, Nursing and Management College of Nursing
.Rende, Nursing and Management College, assistant professor of nursing
.Rende Nursing and Management College, head of nursing education
.Rende, director of nursing, Nursing and Management College
.Miaoli Daqian Hospital District Hospital Nursing Department Nanshih teaching supervision
.Miaoli District Court Nanshih Daqian Hospital nursing director
.The State of Health and Assistant Professor of Management
.Department of Health, Pali Psychiatric Center "community rehabilitation home health rehabilitation" project manager
Taipei City (Taipei City Hospital Sound School District) Nurse
Expertise
Physiology

Laboratory: A202-4
TEL: +886-4-
8359000 ext:3516
FAX: +886-4-8377188
E-mail: Lje6422@gmail.com



J. Z. Lee
Assistant Professor

Education

Ph.D., National Changhua University of Education
Experience
.National Science Council full-time assistant
.Jen Junior College of nursing care full-time lecturer, assistant professor
.Denver child development assessment staff, Child Development Division
.Nantou nanny Institute Lecturer
.Zhongshan management counseling members of the Education Foundation
Expertise
Education
Psychology
education statistics
human development study
Laboratory: A203-2
TEL: +886-4-8359000 ext:3514
FAX: +886-4-8377188
E-mail: joycehs @dragon.ccut.edu.tw



Chia-Hua Hsiao

Assistant Professor

Education
Ph.D. National Taichung University
Experience
.Chung Chou Institute of Technology Head of Department of Early Childhood Care
.Sichuan Normal physical and mental health center director
.Taichung City Zhongxin Elementary School Student Teachers
.Environmental Education Center in Taichung University of Education .Research Assistant
.The first practice of special education child development center
.Psychiatric practice, Taipei Veterans General Hospital
.Taipei Mackay Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation language therapist
Expertise
health care
child welfare
child education


Laboratory: A203-6
TEL: +886-4-
8359000 ext:1300、3510
FAX: +886-4-8377188
E-mail: Lung0925@dragon.ccut.edu.tw


Lung-Kweng Chi

Associate Professor

Education
National Changhua University of Education Counseling Ph.D. candidate
National Changhua University of Education Graduate Institute of Counseling and Guidance
Experience
.Chung Chou Institute of Technology Head of Department of Early Childhood Care
.National Chung Hsing University, Center for Teacher Education
Associate Professor
.National Chung Hsing University Student Counselling Centre
.National Chung Hsing University Student Counseling Center counselor
Expertise
early childhood parenting education
counseling

Laboratory: A203-3
TEL: +886-4-8359000 ext:3513
FAX: +886-4-8377188
E-mail: judith @dragon.ccut.edu.tw


Yin-Chu Ju

Lecturer

Education
Master, National YangMing University
Experience
.Chung Chou Institute of Technology lecturer in Early Childhood Care
.Changhua County South District Director of Community nanny system
.National Taichung Nursing College nursing teachers
.National Taichung Nursing College lecturer
.Hsin Rehabilitation Medical Center nurse
Expertise
health care for infants and young children
Educators practice
Maternal and child care.
Laboratory: A202-3
TEL: +886-4-8359000 ext:3517
FAX: +886-4-8377188
E-mail: cyliao @dragon.ccut.edu.tw



C.Y. Liao

Assistant Professor

Education
Ph.D., U. of Montana-Missoula
Experience
Early Childhood Education, National Taichung Teachers College Adjunct Lecturer
Chou Institute of Technology Assistant Professor of early childhood education
Chou Institute of Technology Counseling Center Director
Changhua County South District Director of Community nanny system
kindergartens CEO Hung Tak
Expertise
business and management of kindergartens
child care talent.

Laboratory: A202-2
TEL: +886-4-8359000 ext:3518
FAX: +886-4-8377188
E-mail: maychang @dragon.ccut.edu.tw



Yuan-Chi Chang

Lecturer

Education
M.ED. Penn State University
Experience
.Teaching Assistant, National Yunlin Industrial College
.Practical English Open University lecturer
.Eternal life of Christ Lecturer
Expertise
education security practices
English for children
computer assisted instruction

 

Facilities


The department is located on the second floor of Chin-Ming Building. Every classroom is equipped with a computer, overhead projector, DVD player and internet access. Additionally the department also has a study room called Yuan-Chi (energy) Room, in which computers, printers, and books are available The department has a special feature, a theme learning hallway. It shows the different stages and the changes of kindergartens from the Japanese colonial ruled period, through Taiwan Restoration and till present day.


Currently, we have established Child Caregiver Grade C Certification Testing Center, Care and Education Classroom Facilities, Keyboard Classroom, Nutrition Demonstration Classroom, Learning Multimedia Design and Production Classroom, Open Classroom, Child Care Library and Information Center.


Currently, we have established Child Caregiver Grade C Certification Testing Center, Care and Education Classroom Facilities, Keyboard Classroom, Nutrition Demonstration Classroom, Learning Multimedia Design and Production Classroom, Open Classroom, Child Care Library and Information Center.















Learning Multimedia Design and Production Classroom
Certification Testing Center
Child Care Library and Information Center
Nutrition Demostration Classroom

 


Contact Information

Phone: +886-4-
8359000 ext. 3501
E-Mail: ecce@dragon.ccut.edu.tw

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